Taking their homework literally
The most successful people figure out a way to make money doing what they love. Not everybody loves reading or crunching numbers, so for some kids getting through high school and going on to college just isn't an appealing option.
Paul Landwehr knows plenty of those kids. He works them every day. As a teacher with Intermediate School District 917 he tries to direct them to a positive future without cramming more of the same down their throats.